Lead Product Manager, New Products

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Who We Are

Verkada is the largest cloud-based B2B physical security platform company in the world. Only Verkada offers seven product lines — video security cameras, access control, environmental sensors, alarms, visitor management, mailroom management and intercoms — integrated with a single cloud-based software platform.

Designed with simplicity and scalability in mind, Verkada gives organizations the real-time insight to know what could impact the safety and comfort of people throughout their physical environment, while empowering them to take immediate action to minimize security risks, workplace frustrations and costly inefficiencies.

Founded in 2016 with more than $360M in funding raised to date, Verkada has expanded rapidly with 14 offices across three continents, 1,500+ full-time employees and 15,700+ customers across 70+ countries, including 43 companies in the Fortune 500.


Verkada’s mission is to become the security and safety OS for every building. The Product team at Verkada is responsible for driving our product vision and identifying opportunities for Verkada to grow and succeed as a business.

A key part to fulfilling this goal is the expansion of Verkada’s product portfolio. Verkada is looking for entrepreneurial product leaders to bring new products to life. As a New Product Product Manager, you will build a new business and deliver new products from the ground up that meaningfully protect people and buildings. This role will partner with Verkada’s senior product leadership and work closely with executive leadership.

What You’ll Do

  • Define and build a new product category to expand the Verkada product portfolio.
  • Research market dynamics including market size, competitive analysis and regulatory requirements.
  • Develop a product hypothesis through a deep understanding of current market landscape and thoughtful product design thinking.
  • Work with customers & partner organizations to identify market opportunities.
  • Partner with engineering and design to develop a product portfolio starting from concept through to production.
  • Collaborate with marketing & sales to develop a go-to-market program to drive top-line growth and market adoption.
  • Going beyond new product introductions, you will develop a long term strategic roadmap and maintain execution cadence for what will be a rapidly growing team.
  • Identify and instrument the relevant sales, marketing, engineering metrics that help drive decision making.
  • Do whatever it takes to make your product and your team successful!


  • 5+ years of experience as a Product Manager or Technical Leader in a new category.
  • Experience as a Founder building a business from scratch. Alternatively, experience within an established business of taking a product from launch to scale.
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or similar quantitative field. MS, PhD, or MBA optional.
  • Focus on customer needs and market empathy
  • Technical fluency with analytical, prioritization and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills with technical and non-technical cross-functional teams.

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